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Program Manager 3 - 26847 in Warner Robins, GA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Work Summary

Alion is searching for an experienced Deputy Program Manager for our  Systems Engineering support to the C2ISR Division based at Robins AFB, GA.  The successfull candidate may reside in the local area or operate remotely with extensive travel to work location.  Will support the Program Manager in customer relations,  program deliverables, and personnel management.  Will be dual hatted as architecture Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting the Distributed  Common Ground Station (DCGS).  .  Requires developing and coordinating new program plans or delivery methods with little precedence for coordination across distinctive products.  The Program serves multiple  DCGS and other section customers and requires developing and coordinating program requirements with several subcontractors across distinct DCGS functional areas.  Program is contained at one primary domestic geographic location of Robins AFB, GA but may have travel to locations such as  Hanscom AFB, MA and Langley AFB, VA.   DCGS has transitioned to an agile development process and the successful candidate must be familiar with and experienced in processes such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and SCRUM.  

Responsibilities and Tasks

Responsible for the cost, schedule, and technical performance of the company on the  program from inception through completion. 

Manages technical and administrative staff and provides ongoing direction in the performance of the assigned program.

Develops and monitors program plan including time and cost estimates.  Ensures project outputs are delivered on schedule and within funding.

Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program plan and schedule, identifies program problems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.

Prioritizes workload and determines staffing levels and any adjustments in staffing.  Maintains a staffing level to ensure technical quality and appropriate experience levels are consistent with current and projected project activities.

Reviews reports and briefings prepared by technical staff for quality.

Leads technical discussions for project reviews.  Prepares and delivers formal briefings.

Ensures that appropriate training is delivered to program staff.

Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customer and other outside agencies.

Acts as primary customer contact for program activities during the absense of the program manager.  Regularly meets with and updates the customer on project status.  Leads program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. 

Develops new business or expands business with the customer.  Coordinates preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract.  Participates in negotiating contract and contract changes.

Provides system architectgureal support as SME with the architectural team

Supports DCGS Agile development efforts

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills and Experience

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Leadership and management skills as evidenced by previous work experience.

Strong customer service orientation.

Certification or training in Agile processes such as SAFe

Expereince in DCGS architectural development

A security clearance of TS is required with ability to attain SCI

Bachelor's Degree 10, Masters highly desired

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.


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